Armada skis, jackets and pants have been around since 2002. Armada was formed by several pro skiers including JP Auclair, Tanner Hall, Julien Regnier, Chris O'Connell, JF Cusson, and Boyd Easley. The company is represented by a high-profile team who directly influence their product development and design process. Armada's success and recognition has much to do with the public's familiarity of Tanner Hall. Hall's reputation as a Winter X Games champion has helped change the public perception of freestyle skiing. Armada skis are popular with freestyle skiers world wide, due to their performance and durability.